SMS

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English[edit]

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SMS

  1. Short Message Service, a service for sending text messages on a cellular telephone system.
  2. (video games) Sega Master System.
  3. (numismatics) special mint set
  4. (psychology) short man syndrome
  5. (military, nautical) SMSSeiner Majestät Schiff – literally, "His Majesty's Ship" in German

Noun[edit]

SMS (plural SMSes)

  1. A text message sent on a cell phone.

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Verb[edit]

SMS (third-person singular simple present SMSes, present participle SMSing, simple past and past participle SMSed)

  1. To send a message on a cell phone.
    I SMSed him and asked why he is late.
    I can't talk to her: she is too busy SMSing her friends.

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SMS

  1. SMS

French[edit]

Initialism[edit]

SMS

  1. SMS

German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌɛsʔɛmˈʔɛs/ (official standard)
  • IPA(key): /ˌɛseˈmɛs/, /ˌɛzeˈmɛs/ (common speech)

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

SMS f, n (genitive SMS, plural SMS or SMSen)

  1. SMS (text message)
Usage notes[edit]
  • The noun is almost exclusively feminine in northern Germany, central Germany, and Luxembourg. The neuter gender is predominant in the southern half of the language area, but the feminine is also heard.
  • The unchanged plural SMS is generally used with the neuter gender. With the feminine, the marked form SMSen is often needed to express the plural, but the unchanged form can be used when the plural is evident from the grammatical construction, or the context.

Etymology 2[edit]

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SMS

  1. (nautical, military) SMSSeiner Majestät Schiff (His Majesty's Ship)
Usage notes[edit]

Used for naval ships of the Austro-Hungarian Empire and the Second Reich of Imperial Germany, for the Kaiserliche und Königliche Kriegsmarine and Kaiserliche Marine, respectively.


Japanese[edit]

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えす・えむ・えす (エス・エム・エス, esu-emu-esu)

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SMS (SMS)

  1. SMS

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SMS m (plural SMS)

  1. SMS (a text message sent on a cell phone)

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